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Nov 19, 2016, 15:33 ET United Way of Greater Los Angeles Celebrates a Decade Milestone of HomeWalk

Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles hosted its 10th Annual HomeWalk, a 5K family run/walk to raise public awareness and funds to end...


Oct 31, 2016, 11:00 ET United Way Of Greater Los Angeles Leads Home For Good Funders Collaborative To Advance Unprecedented Collaboration To End Homelessness

The Home For Good Funders Collaborative, led by the United Way of Greater Los Angeles and a partnership of 25 private and public funders, today...


Sep 29, 2016, 11:00 ET The Los Angeles Rams & United Way of Greater Los Angeles Launch New Education Initiative, Character Playbook™

 The Los Angeles Rams and United Way of Greater Los Angeles today announced the local launch of Character PlaybookTM, a new education...


Aug 18, 2016, 08:00 ET The Annenberg Foundation and Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Join 10th Annual HomeWalk as Presenting Sponsors

 United Way of Greater Los Angeles today announced partnerships with the Annenberg Foundation and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, which have...


Jul 25, 2016, 18:05 ET United Way of Greater Los Angeles Celebrates a Decade of HomeWalk

 As part of United Way's plan to eradicate poverty in L.A. County, the organization will host its 10th Annual HomeWalk, a 5K family run/walk to...


Jun 14, 2016, 11:00 ET United Way of Greater Los Angeles and CLASS Coalition Release 3rd Annual Local Control Funding Formula Report Card

 United Way of Greater Los Angeles and the Communities for Los Angeles Student Success (CLASS) Coalition, in partnership with UC Berkeley,...


Apr 25, 2016, 11:00 ET United Way Of Greater Los Angeles Hosts Inaugural Women's Summit With Keynote Guest Kerry Washington

 Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles hosted its inaugural Women's Summit, which aims to emphasize the power of women as change-makers,...


Mar 17, 2016, 12:30 ET Dominic Ng to Receive 2015 United Way Tocqueville Society Award

 United Way Worldwide is presenting The 2015 United Way Tocqueville Society Award, its highest international honor for an individual...


Mar 08, 2016, 11:00 ET United Way of Greater Los Angeles Hosts Linked Learning Showcase to Highlight Student Achievements

United Way of Greater Los Angeles is announcing tonight's Linked Learning Showcase, an event that highlights the work of Los Angeles County...


Jan 29, 2016, 11:00 ET 2015 Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Benefits Working Families With Average Of $2,400 In Tax Refunds

 The Greater Los Angeles Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Campaign Partnership, including United Way of Greater Los Angeles, the City and County...


Nov 21, 2015, 14:51 ET United Way Of Greater Los Angeles Hosts 9th Annual HomeWalk

Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles hosted its 9th Annual HomeWalk to end homelessness for all in L.A. County, a 5K run and walk in Exposition...


Oct 29, 2015, 11:00 ET United Way And Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Expand Public/Private Partnership To End Homelessness Throughout L.A. County

 In 2015, the Home For Good Funders Collaborative, led by United Way of Greater Los Angeles and a partnership of 25 foundations, corporations,...


Nov 15, 2014, 14:32 ET United Way of Greater Los Angeles Hosts 8th Annual HomeWalk

Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles hosted the 8th Annual HomeWalk to end homelessness, a 5k run and walk in Exposition Park in downtown....


Nov 11, 2014, 10:00 ET LA County Residents Unaware Of Scale Of Homelessness In LA County

 United Way of Greater Los Angeles released today findings from its 2014 Homelessness Perceptions Survey, which uncovered some key...


Jul 16, 2014, 20:29 ET First Lady Michelle Obama Headlines United Way's Veterans Summit; Leaders Gather To End Veteran Homelessness And Unemployment In Los Angeles

 Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles, The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy hosted the...


Nov 23, 2013, 13:30 ET United Way Of Greater Los Angeles Hosts 7th Annual HomeWalk

Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles hosted the 7th Annual HomeWalk to end homelessness, a 5k run and walk in Exposition Park in downtown Los...


Oct 30, 2013, 11:50 ET Kobe Bryant Taking Stand Against Homelessness In LA County

WHAT: As part of United Way's campaign to end poverty in L.A. County, the organization will host its 7th Annual HomeWalk, a 5K run/walk to...


Sep 19, 2013, 11:00 ET Home For Good Funders Collaborative Will Yield Housing For 1,300 Homeless Individuals

 The Home For Good Funders Collaborative today announced that its second year of funding once again exceeds $100 million, generating a total...


Jul 12, 2013, 17:52 ET Home For Good Calls on Regional Partners to Redouble Efforts to End Chronic and Veteran Homelessness

More than 300 non-profit, government, philanthropic and business leaders convened today to assess new data on chronic and veteran homelessness in...


Jul 09, 2013, 11:00 ET Home For Good Summit

 More than 300 non-profit, government, philanthropic and business leaders will meet to assess the half-way point of the Los Angeles Business...


Feb 19, 2013, 12:30 ET Mayors Cory Booker, Rahm Emanuel and Antonio Villaraigosa Headline United Way of Greater Los Angeles' Education Summit

 Three of the country's leading "Education Mayors," Cory Booker (Newark), Rahm Emanuel (Chicago), and Antonio Villaraigosa (L.A.), will gather...


Nov 17, 2012, 13:45 ET United Way Of Greater Los Angeles Hosts 6th Annual Homewalk

Today, United Way of Greater Los Angeles hosted the 6th Annual HomeWalk to end homelessness, a 5k run and walk commencing in Exposition Park, in...


Nov 12, 2012, 15:35 ET Kobe Bryant To Serve As Honorary Chair Of 6th Annual HomeWalk To End Homelessness In L.A. County -- November 17

WHAT: Part of United Way's campaign to end poverty in L.A. County, HomeWalk is a 5K run/walk to raise public awareness and fund solutions...


Nov 09, 2012, 12:00 ET Post 9/11 Veterans' Returning Home; Thousands At Risk Of Poverty, Unemployment

 United Way of Greater Los Angeles today released its inaugural report on the state of the local Veteran Community, titled Helping Our Heroes:...


Oct 11, 2012, 16:51 ET 6th Annual HomeWalk To End Homelessness Chaired By Lakers Star Kobe Bryant

 For the second straight year, LA Lakers star Kobe Bryant is teaming up with United Way of Greater Los Angeles as Honorary Chair of the 2012...